Women's Outdoor Track & Field

April Holmes has always had a need for speed

April Holmes is a former track and field student-athlete from Norfolk State University. Despite losing one of her legs below the knee in a freak accident, Holmes became not only a successful motivational speaker and author but also a multi-medal winner in the Paralympics as a sprinter.

"The adjustment wasn’t too hard."

Maria Hauer, who was born deaf but can now hear at a 60-80 percent level after seven surgeries, competed for the Huskies’ cross country team in the fall, the Nordic ski team in the winter and ran the 800-meter and the 1,600-meter relay for the track team in the spring. She also dabbles in music, playing the violin, piano, baritone, trombone and the clarinet.

2002 NCAA Woman of the Year

UC Davis runner wins 'life race' with NCAA recognition By Kay Hawes, The NCAA News , November 11, 2002 Tanisha Silas' specialty was the 400 meters, but it is her performance in the race of life that makes her stand out. Silas, a former...

1999 NCAA Woman of the Year

Demby named 1999 Woman of the Year For UC Davis track star, award is about 'everything I love to do' By Kay Hawes, Staff Writer The NCAA News , November 8, 1999 Jamila Demby, a track and field standout from the University of California,...

1994 NCAA Woman of the Year

Arizona's Hughes selected NCAA Woman of the Year As published in The NCAA News , November 14, 1994 Tanya Hughes, a four-time NCAA high-jump champion from the University of Arizona, was announced as the NCAA Woman of the Year, November 14...

1991 NCAA Woman of the Year

NCAA Woman of the Year honored As published in The NCAA News, November 4, 1991 Mary Beth Riley of Canisius College, who successfully battled Hodgkin’s disease while continuing to compete in cross country and track and excel in the...

Oregon wins national championship with the help of redshirt junior

After a 30 year drought, the Ducks captured the national title June 13 with home field advantage in Eugene, Oregon.

Wisconsin-La Crosse finally back on top

The national championship has always been just out of reach for Pat Healy, head women’s track and field coach at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. During his 24-year tenure at the school, he has finished among the top five at the national championships 11 times.  However, on May 23 at St. Lawrence’s University (New York), Healy’s team finally triumphed.

Central Missouri holds on for outdoor win

The University of Central Missouri Jennies have grown familiar with nail-biting finishes, especially when the stakes are high.

2015 Women's Outdoor Track and Field Championships Results and Records

Division I NCAA.com Championships Recap All-Time Championships Records and Results (through 2015 Championships) Division II NCAA.com Championships Recap All-Time Championships Records and Results (through 2015 Championships) Division III...


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